Dr. Jonathan Wilson

Dr. Jonathan Wilson

Assistant Professor of Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy

Office Location Shawnee Hall, 112
Phone (Office) 405.585.4182
OBU Mailbox # 61735
Email jonathan.wilson@okbu.edu


Dr. Jonathan Wilson received a bachelor's degree in psychology from OBU in 2008. He earned a master's degree in human development and family science with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Oklahoma State University in 2010 and a Ph.D. in Medical Family Therapy from East Carolina University in 2014. He serves as a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.  Along with his colleagues, Dr. Wilson was instrumental in founding OBU’s certificate program for advanced clinical training in Medical Family Therapy in 2014, the first of it’s kind in Oklahoma.  Dr. Wilson enjoys attending and presenting research at state and national conferences as well as maintaining a regular clinical case load.  He married his wife, Grace, in 2006 and is the proud father of Henry (born in 2015) and identical triplet boys (Alex, James and Luke - born in 2017).


B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University
M.S., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., East Carolina University

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 3763/AMIN3763: Basic Counseling Skills
  • PSYC 4723: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 4783: Theories of Counseling
  • MFT 5133: Psychopathology
  • MFT 5213: Human Sexuality
  • MFT 5233: Professional Issues, Ethics, and the Law
  • MFT 5413: Advanced Practice in MFT
  • MFT 5403: Introduction to Medical Family Therapy
  • MFT 5703: Medical Family Therapy Practicum
  • MFT 5803: Practicum


  • Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), Oklahoma
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Clinical Fellow
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)
  • Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE)

Selected Publications

Wilson, J. B., Rappleyea, D. L., Hodgson, J. L., Brimhall, A. S., Hall, T. L., & Thompson, A. P. (2015). Healthcare providers experiences screening for intimate partner violence among migrant and seasonal farmworking women: A phenomenological study. Health Expectations. doi: 10.1111/hex.12421

Wilson, J. B., Rappleyea, D. L., Hodgson, J. L., Hall, T. L., & White, M. B. (2014). Intimate partner violence screening among migrant/seasonal farmworker women and healthcare: A policy brief.  Journal of Community Health, 39, 372-377. doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9772-z

Wilson, J. B., Gardner, B. C., Brosi, M. W., Topham, G. L., & Busby, D. M. (2013). Dyadic adult attachment style and aggression within romantic relationships. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 12, 186–205. doi:10.1080/15332691.2013.779185